Leyton Public Schools Principal (K-12)

Leyton Public Schools is located in the towns of Gurley and Dalton Nebraska.  We are currently seeking an educational leader to continue our efforts to become the best school we possibly can be.  Our staff and student population are incredible and our communities have a great history of support to our district.  We have a world-class track and football facility, an active student council, and a culture that is unmatched.  Western Nebraska offers easy access to amazing outdoor experiences both locally and regionally with Wyoming, Colorado, and South Dakota within easy driving distances.  We offer a competitive benefits package and look forward to your application.


  1. Keep the superintendent informed of the school’s activities and programs.
  2. Work with various members of the central administrative staff on school district problems of more than an in-school nature, such as transportation, special services, etc.
  3. Establish and maintain an effective learning climate in the school.
  4. Schedule classes and other programs within the established board of education policies, administrative regulations and guides, and available school district resources to meet student needs.
  5. Supervise the guidance program to enhance individual student education and development. Maintain responsibility for updating courses of study, student handbooks, and course descriptions.
  6. Establish guides for proper student conduct and for maintaining student discipline.
  7. Initiate, design, and implement programs to meet the specific needs of the school.
  8. Establish and maintain favorable relationships with local community groups and individuals to foster understanding. Solicit support for overall school objectives and programs, interpret board of education policies and administrative directives, and to discuss and resolve individual student problems. Serve as the public relations director within his or her school building.
  9. Set up parent-teacher conferences and issue reports of student progress in his or her assigned school.
  10. Maintain a record of all discipline cases.
  11. Orient newly assigned school district employees and assist in their development, as appropriate.
  12. Coordinate and supervise such support services as maintenance, security, food services, recreational programs, financial and accounting functions (activity account), library activities, etc. as applicable to the assigned school.
  13. Set up a testing schedule for the year and maintain individual, class, and school-building records of the testing program.
  14. Recommend the promotion or retention of students within his or her assigned school after working with and consulting with students, parents, and teachers.
  15. Implement and supervise the school’s special education program as it pertains to the students within his or her assigned school.
  16. Prepare or supervise the preparation of reports, records, lists, and all other paperwork required or appropriate to the school district’s administration as it pertains to his or her assigned school. Participate in faculty meetings, local administrative team meetings, and other meetings as required or appropriate.
  17. Prepare and submit his or her school building’s budgetary request and monitor the expenditure of funds.
  18. Work with other school administrators in the coordination of the curricular program in his or her school building with the programs of other school buildings.
  19. Coordinate and attend those school-sponsored activities and special events held to recognize the achievement of the students within the assigned school.
  20. Cooperate with college and university officials regarding teacher training and preparation. Conduct staff meetings to keep school district employees informed of policy changes, new programs, etc.
  21. Keep informed of changes and developments in the profession by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications, and discussing problems of mutual interest with others in the field.
  22. Prepare, maintain, and update the inventory of equipment, textbooks, and supplies.
  23. Prepare an annual written report for the superintendent covering the activities of the school year in his or her assigned school and make recommendations for the future. These recommendations should include building alterations, additions, new equipment, and improvements to the grounds.
  24. Recommend the employment of all teachers assigned directly to his or her school, after consultation with the superintendent. Work with the superintendent in the selection or replacement of all certificated and classified employees assigned to his or her school.
  25. Evaluate all classroom teachers. Coordinate the evaluation of classified personnel assigned directly to his or her school.  Evaluations must be completed no later than March 15 each fiscal year.
  26. Deal with stressful situations.
  27. Perform such other tasks and duties as may be assigned.

Minimum physical requirements for Principal:









OVER 65%


















75# Max.



75 ft.


Manual Dexterity Tasks


Zone 1



Additional Information

Starting date will be in July of 2023

Salary will be negotiated

Contact Information

Leyton Public Schools
504 Main st
Dalton, NE 69131

Matthew McLaughlin
(p) (308) 377-2301

How to Apply

Please visit our employment tab on the Leyton Public Schools website.